ANN: Creating GUI Applications with wxPython
dboland9 at offilive.com
Wed Feb 27 10:41:53 EST 2019
Sorry about the duplicate messages - bad hair day!
On 2/27/19 10:38 AM, Dave wrote:
> On 1/14/19 2:08 PM, Mike Driscoll wrote:
>> I just thought I would let you all know that I am working on my 2nd
>> wxPython book, "Creating GUI Applications with wxPython". This one
>> will be about actually creating small runnable applications instead of
>> just recipes like my Cookbook did. I hope to have 8-10 working
>> applications included with the book.
>> You can read more about it here if you are interested:
>> Feel free to ask me questions about it too.
> I have two Python 3 (3.6) apps that will get the full GUI treatment very
> soon. I'm in the process of choosing a GUI, and that may be where
> you/your book can help. Seems this is not a trivial effort (wishing
> that Python was like VB6 from the 90's).
> Anyway, here is what I am looking for - hopefully it helps guide you.
> * GUI relatively easy to understand and implement. easyGUI is truly
> easy in all areas, but fails some of my other requirements. The
> QT/PyQT/PySide2 situation is a mess - which one to use, why, any
> implementation differences, etc.
> * Performance is very good. Users hate to wait - for anything!
> * Lots of widgets! I'll need a spreadsheet-like widget, a form widget
> to enter information on parts, activities, etc., splash screen that the
> code can talk to while the app is loading, and the big one - a
> cross-platform printer widget that works with Windows and Mac/Unix/CUPS.
> A network widget may also be good.
> * A GUI designer may be good. Currently there is Glade for GTK, and
> QT-Designer for QT.
> * GUI must support all desktops with a native look and feel. Kivy fails
> this one. Will have mobile apps later in the year, so it would be nice
> if one GUI fits all, but am ok with 2 gui's if needed.
> * A great book taking me from beginner to expert.
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